ParentDirectory

ParentDirectory[]
gives the parent of the current working directory.

ParentDirectory["dir"]
gives the parent of the directory dir.

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Get the parent directory of the current working directory:

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Introduced in 1991
(2.0)
| Updated in 2016
(11.0)